Flexible Prototypes

You Can Bank On Our Market-Smart Prototypes

reduce start-up costs by as much as 25% with our new prototypes

Franchise owners are hooked on our low-cost, scalable prototypes that meet the demands of today’s customers and real estate markets — giving you the most flexibility for the best ROI.

Express Prototype

D's Express

Drive-thru and carryout only

Square footage: 960
Min. lot size: .35 acres

22 & 44-Seat Prototype

22 & 44-Seat

Dining rooms and drive-thru

Square footage: 1,598-1,964
Min. lot size: .50-.60 acres

Convert your existing restaurant to the #1 seafood franchise.

As the conversion experts, we quickly turn existing restaurants into a thriving seafood franchise. If you have an available property already, we have the conversion expertise needed to turn that vacant property into a brand new Captain D’s. By utilizing existing efficiencies, we get you up and running faster.

Birmingham, AL

Tuscaloosa, AL

Plano, TX

On average, conversions open 30 days faster than new builds.

Our Real Estate Experts Will Help YOU LAUNCH Quickly.


Visit your site and assess viability


Finalize plans for construction


Handle the approval process


Gather bids, permits and start construction


Conversion complete, your new Captain D’s opens

Why do Franchise Owners love converting to a Captain D’s?

I added Captain D’s to my diverse portfolio with new builds and an existing conversion in Texas. They stay ahead of the real estate game with extremely flexible prototypes and development options.
Sajib Singha, Multi-Unit Franchise Owner
Sajib Singha
Multi-Unit Franchise Owner in Texas
We chose Captain D's for its best-in-class support and training for our new builds and conversion. This positioned us for immediate success and sustainable growth as we scaled and expanded across the Southeast.
Chris Benner, Largest Franchise owner
Chris Benner
Largest Franchise Owner with 42 locations

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